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PlantFiles: Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'A La Mode'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: A La Mode
Hybridized by Swan Island; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993

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Section:
Decorative

Flower Size:
Medium - 6 to 8 inches (150 to 200 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:
White
Orange
Bicolor

Pruning:
Disbud

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral mystic On Sep 9, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

One of the ADS Fab Fifty- This variety won fifty (50) blue or higher awards in a year.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lewisville, Minnesota
Albany, Oregon
Issaquah, Washington
Vancouver, Washington



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